Can I remove upper strut nut without impact?

Jedisalami

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This bad boy, just spins. Tips?

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mikestoyz

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Did you try some pb blaster or wd40 on there?

If you compress the spring enough, the strut mount goes down enough to get a wrench on the nut, and one on the top of the strut to get rid of the spin
 

saleen homer

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only reason to take it off is to change the spring.. if youre changing the spring, get a compressor. I used an impact because it was much much faster
 

B7BlownSnake

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This nut is only on with like 50 lb-ft. Just take the strut out of the car, use a spring compressor, and take 2 wrenches to the top nut. See how the top of the strut has a hex pattern? Grab it with a wrench or socket, and use another wrench to turn off the top nut. Easy.
 

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